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What were they thinking? "Terror Attack" at 5* French Hotel Watch

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    As a publicity stunt...

    http://www.theguardian.com/film/2016...s-hotel-du-cap

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    A fake terrorist attack has panicked guests at the Hôtel du Cap, the five-star luxury hotel frequented by celebrity guests during the Cannes film festival.The ‘attack’, which was in fact a stunt by a French internet company, happened yesterday, Friday the 13th. Six men in matching helmets and military-style utility vests approached the hotel’s dock via boat, before one of them began marching up the steps towards frightened guests...
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    In answer to your question, ....publicity.
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    (Original post by caravaggio2)
    In answer to your question, ....publicity.
    I'm sure it will make them very attractive to their "target" customers... (ultra high net worth individuals love to be subjected to the prospect of terrorism and kidnapping, like everyone else).

    I think they might have, er, shot themselves in the foot with this stunt.
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    Disgusting.
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    Isn't that more of an invasion launched by a military than a terrorist attack?
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    (Original post by Woody_Pigeon)
    Isn't that more of an invasion launched by a military than a terrorist attack?
    Depends on your perspective doesn't it. All looks the same to those on the receiving end.
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    (Original post by donutellme)
    Depends on your perspective doesn't it. All looks the same to those on the receiving end.
    Oh definitely. A group of people armed, armoured and charging in is terrifying no matter where it originates.
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    So it was an unofficial drill?
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    (Original post by Dodgypirate)
    So it was an unofficial drill?
    No.
    It was a publicity stunt by a French company to promote their website.

    To death...

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    (Original post by jneill)
    No.
    It was a publicity stunt by a French company to promote their website.

    To death...

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    If I was a super rich i'd definitely invest my money in these idiots. They clearly won't take unnecessary risks with it that might land me in jail.
 
 
 
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